The following description applies to all Spanish classes in general. These courses emphasize culture and language immersion. The students develop language skills in the areas of vocabulary, reading, listening, and speaking necessary to converse in Spanish. The immersion method creates an environment in which the students learn to speak the target language in the same way they learn to acquire their native tongue. The students develop skills in Spanish through the use of illustrations, songs, videos, cultural information, games, and continuous use of group dialogues and other linguistic activities that promote acquisition. All methods and activates are modified to maintain age appropriate content/level. We can begin your Spanish education and take you through to a post-secondary level.
- Adult Spanish Conversation (Adult) The Spanish instruction emphasizes in communicative competence and it thrives to increase awareness of respect for cultural diversity. Classes are also designed to develop and enhance competence in the four skills areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. We also help students with grammatical structures as needed. Grammar is mainly taught in context and it is used to communicate in the classroom. Students are also encouraged to speak the Spanish language and engage on genuine conversations in class while building skills in the language.
- Spanish for Professionals (aka- Spanish in the Workplace) (Adults) - These classes are designed between the survival Spanish and the vocabulary needed for people involved in the professional settings in the medical, legal, law enforcement, business, social work, and education fields. Practice and acquisition of the vocabulary, grammar, and basic listening and conversational abilities needed in these fields are emphasized. Students will learn to establish a connection with Latino clients, customers, and patients by using the Spanish language skills and understanding some of the Latino culture’s traditions, values, and practices. These classes are also highly recommended for organizations, agencies, and leaders dealing with the Latino community.